Russia, 2011, 57mn 
Colour, documentary
31 Reys
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31 Рейс


 31st Haul

 31ème traversée

Directed by : Denis KLEBLEYEV (Денис КЛЕБЛЕЕВ)
Writing credits : Denis KLEBLEYEV (Денис КЛЕБЛЕЕВ)
Cinematography : Denis KLEBLEYEV (Денис КЛЕБЛЕЕВ)
Produced by : Marina RAZBEZHKINA (Марина РАЗБЕЖКИНА)
Companies : «Мастерская Марины Разбежкиной» 115230 Москва, Каширское шоссе, 4-3-221 +7 910 479 30 90

Awards :
Best Fulllengh Film International Art Documentary Film Festival "Artdocfest", Moscow (Russia), 2012

Plot synopsis
In 3 months the residents of a faraway Kamchatka village have eaten 102 tones of food - and they want some more. Yura and Vitalik, the drivers of an old army-style vehicle, are gonna fetch them more of supplies. But the problem is that their vehicle broke down. Surrounded by swamps, bugs and impassable mountain ranges, the tiny outpost town of Tigil in north-easternmost Russia is as rugged as the people who live there. Filmmaker Denis Klebleev delivers a keenly observed glimpse into their coarse—and rather scandalous—world of hard, simple living. Struggling along an unforgiving dirt path, drivers Yura and Vitalik haul supplies to waiting villagers in an aging tank made of spare parts. At the other end waits Yura’s wife Sveta, a brash, foul-mouthed woman who rules the roost and their delivery business. Their hard labour whets voracious appetites for cursing, drink, rampant sexism and literal tons of hauled food. Beautifully composed shots reveal a rough romanticism for a way of life so foreign to most, and so passionately lived by the few who take it on. 31st Haul is an original and rarely seen study of human relationships. Myrocia Watamaniuk

Selected in the following festivals :
- Hot Docs. Canadian International Documentary Festival, Toronto (Canada), 2013
- International Documentary Film Festival : Cinéma du réel, Paris (France), 2013
- Independant European Film Festival VOICES, Vologda (Russia), 2013
- International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2013
- Russian Film Festival, London (United Kingdom), 2013
- International Art Documentary Film Festival "Artdocfest", Moscow (Russia), 2012